How to make a macramé plant hanger

Dangle potted succulents in 70s neon macramé plant hangers — ideal for brightening up indoor spaces or prettifying the front porch. Learn how to make your own with our easy step-by-step tutorial.

How to get the vintage look (part 5): Indoor garden

During grey and bare winter months, it’s more important than ever to get a little plant life inside your pad. And forget the garden centre plastic pots, here are some tempting vintage garden ideas for bringing the green stuff in.

Summer holiday: Garden crafts for kids

Sunny summer days are made for heading into the garden and getting creative with the kids. These cheap and cheerful DIY ideas from around the web are fun for little ones (and grown ups!) to try – no matter what the weather has in store.

How to make a terrarium: fabric succulent tutorial

Become a mini botanist, and stitch a tiny terrarium – no green fingers necessary (well, only if you get paint on them). Forget water and sunlight, the only thing this sweet succulent plant needs is a place to show it off.

Tips for looking after house plants

The house plant is back (and not a spider plant in sight!). Create a pretty indoor country garden or a striking display of succulents then follow our tips for looking after them.

Sponsored post: Garden must-haves and where to get them

Get outside and enjoy the fresh air this summer with our pick of must-have garden accessories

Video: How to weave a macramé chair

Give your patio a summer-ready makeover with a colourful macrame folding chair tutorial